Here are some good tips for dealing damage to your windshield from Road and Travel Magazine:
Checking your windshield is important because a ding that occurs in spring or summer can cause a break in the winter. Most people drive more in warm weather and more driving means more vibration, which can cause a ding to expand into a cracked windshield.
Warmer weather also means running the air conditioning. “The shock of quickly going from hot to cold stresses a windshield and causing that ding to suddenly become a cracked windshield,” says Jim Olson, director of national and brand awareness for NOVUS®